The Temple University career coaching services, provided by the Career Center, are best suited for helping recent graduates explore potential options, develop their personal brands, and connect to opportunities. Our policy on alumni access to career coaching is:

Time Beyond Graduation

Same Day Appointments

Career Coaching Appointments

0-1 year (ex. May 2016-May 2017)

Unlimited access

Unlimited access

1-5 years

Not eligible

You can schedule and complete two 30 minute coaching appointments per year. After two appointments, you will not be able to schedule a career coaching session.

5+ years

Not eligible

Not eligible

If you are completing the Strong or Myers Briggs Assessments, you may have an additional interpretation appointment.

Note: You must have an AccessNet account to use most tools listed below, including access to Handshake to search jobs and to schedule an appointment.

Did you graduate over 5 years ago? Don't worry! We have resources for you -- exclusively just for Temple Alumni!

  • Handshake - search for jobs exclusively for Temple Alumni.
  • CareerShift - this platform allows for comprehensive job searching across the country, as well as a space for managing networking contacts.
  • VAULT - provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.
  • Jobscan - get past resume robots by using this tool to optimize your job applications.
  • Temple University Alumni LinkedIn Group - join and network with fellow owls.
  • Temple Career Center Career Guide - a comprehensive collection of job search resources, tips and strategies relevant to all majors and industries.

Unsure of what you want to do or thinking about a career change?

Need help with your Resume and/or Cover letter?

Not sure how to prep for your interview?

Need some networking advice?

These are some additional broad based networking opportunities in the Philadelphia region and beyond:

Are you a Temple Alumnus/a looking to provide career guidance?

  • Complete our Volunteer Interest Form in the Volunteer section of (PARTICIPATE > VOLUNTEER) and you will receive an email when opportunities come up throughout the year.

Are you a Temple Alumnus/a looking to post internships and jobs to Temple students/alumni at your organization?

  • Post positions on Handshake. Handshake is the university-wide job and internship posting system and is available to all current students. Visit the Employer page and follow the instructions to post an internship or job. Questions? Contact Kelly Hart,

Are you a Temple Alumnus/and interested in career-related, professional development, and/or networking events?






Navigate the Career Center's step-by-step checklist on the path toward a successful career.